Ham And Artichoke Heart Pasta Salad Recipe

Step 1

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook penne for 7 minutes. Add green beans; cook for 3 minutes or until tender-crisp and pasta is tender but firm. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again and place in large bowl. Meanwhile, coarsely chop tomato. Seed and halve red pepper crosswise; cut into thin strips. Slice green onions.

Step 2

Drain artichoke hearts, reserving 1 tbsp marinade; cut hearts in half. Add tomato, red pepper, green onions, artichoke hearts and ham to pasta mixture.

Step 3

Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, grainy and Dijon mustards, garlic and salt; gradually whisk in oil. Whisk in reserved marinade. Toss gently with pasta mixture. Season with pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/2c Penne
  • 2c Green beans; chopped
  • 1lg Tomato
  • 1 Sweet red pepper
  • 6 Green onions
  • 6oz Marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1/2lb Cooked ham; in long pieces
  • Pepper
  • 2tb Parsley; fresh,chopped
  • 1/4c Cider vinegar
  • 1tb Grainy mustard
  • 2ts Dijon mustard
  • 1cl Garlic; minced
  • 1/2ts Salt
  • 1/2c Olive oil

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